Donald P. Dick Air Conditioning Blog: Posts Tagged ‘heat pumps’

Seasonal HVAC Maintenance will Keep Your System Running Smoothly All Year Long

Tuesday, May 27th, 2014

Seasonal HVAC Maintenance will Keep Your System Running Smoothly All Year LongInvesting in seasonal HVAC maintenance will help ensure the heating and cooling system in your Fresno area home runs efficiently, effectively and safely throughout the year. Regular use takes its toll on your HVAC equipment, reducing its energy efficiency, and increasing the chance of unexpected breakdowns and repairs. Scheduling seasonal HVAC maintenance provides many benefits for you and your household. Some of these benefits include:

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Shopping For A Heat Pump? Terms You Should Know

Tuesday, June 26th, 2012

Shopping For A Heat Pump? Terms You Should KnowWhen shopping for a heat pump, you’re taking a trip into the world of heating and air conditioning engineering. A heat pump works like an air conditioner in the summer, and thanks to design technology, as a home heater in the winter. Heat pumps simply exchange heat from one place to another for both functions. The following terms will help you make the right choice:

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Air-Source Heat Pumps — How They Provide Efficient Home Comfort Year Round

Tuesday, June 5th, 2012

If you’re in need of a new heating and cooling system for your home that offers high energy-efficiency levels year-round, consider an air-source heat pump. The only fuel these systems use is electricity and their efficiency comes from their ability to move heat from one place to another. In the summer, they remove the heat from your home and in the summer, they harvest it from the air, bringing it inside.

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The Three Parts Of A Heat Pump

Tuesday, February 14th, 2012

Home heat pumps are designed to provide two types of thermal energy, heating and cooling. Your refrigerator and automobile air-conditioning are types of heat pumps.  There are three basic parts of a heat pump – the condenser, compressor and evaporator. This type of system is referred to as an air-to-air transfer system or closed-circuit heat pump.

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What NATE Certification Ensures When You Hire An HVAC Contractor

Thursday, October 6th, 2011

For occasions when homeowners need to hire an HVAC contractor to perform repairs, service or installation, choosing a NATE-certified contractor ensures that you’ll get expert, high-quality work.

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